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How to define the vertical location of navigation text?

I am using beamer2thesis, i.e., the beamerthemeTorinoTh style to compile my presentation slides. It is nice but I realized that I need to do some modifications. The upper header stripes seems quite ...
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Don't skip framenumbers in beamer in handout mode

Consider the following beamer example below. Is it possible to adjust this, that Frame 4 has framenumber 3 on the handout (and not 4 in my example). In other words the numbering in the handout should ...
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Navigation (Bullets) very small in custom beamer outer theme

trying to customize our university theme, I got stuck with the size of the navigation bullets (mini frame style), which are displayed as if scaled to 50% and the same with it's text. Even though I can ...
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Add text around footnote mark in beamer

I've been trying to change the behavior of the footnotes in beamer. I can change the "footnote" template fine, but I'm having trouble changing the marker in both places. Ideally, I'd like to have ...
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Beamer: strange behaviour of textpos on title page

I'm working on a customized template for LaTeX beamer. It's finished, except for some strange behaviour of textpost on the title page. Sample code: \documentclass[t]{beamer} ...
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Beamer: Background Color for Footline

I define a custom footline template like that: \setbeamertemplate{footline}{ \hspace*{.5cm} \includegraphics[scale=0.07]{images/image1.png} \hspace{0.3cm} \scriptsize{Seite ...
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Beamer: Right Frame Border

How can I draw an e.g. 10px broad orange border on the right hand side of each frame? And how can I draw it only on the titlepage? It shoud look like that:
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Beamer: problem of repetition of the logo on each page

I have a problem inserting an picture at the beginning. Once I compiled, I have the picture on each page but I want to have the picture just on the first page. Here is my code: ...
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How to change the vertical position of the text in a frametitle

I'm wondering how to change the vertical position of the text in a frametitle? Take for instance this frametitle: I'd like to place the text, in this case "Introduction", a bit higher such that it ...
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Is there a beamer auto-indent program? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tool for cleaning LaTeX code Beamer presentation files are very structures, they have sections, in which you find subsections, which include frames that have titles and ...
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beamer with \index creates empty lines in the index [closed]

I try to build an index in two columns at the end of my slides. To do so, I use the definitions from Create index entries in beamer with 2 columns (latex-community.org): \documentclass{beamer} ...
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Best way to give sources of images used in a beamer presentation

What's the best style to cite the sources of images in beamer presentation. How to do it? Since this question may not have a "best answer" I suggest to make it community wiki.
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Why package enumitem conflicts with Tufte-book and/or beamer [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Trouble combining enumitem and beamer I am trying to produce a package, combining tufte-book and beamer, in order to produce lecture slides and handout (with ...
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Flash animation and beamer

I want to have a flash file (.swf) in my beamer document on a Linux machine, using pdfLaTeX and Evince. Is there a way to make a link to that file which runs an external player or even better, is it ...
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Personal notes when preparing a talk with LaTeX-beamer class

Suppose I prepare a talk using the beamer class. To each slide I want to add personal notes (detailing what I exactly want to say, frequently asked questions etc.). So is there a smart way to write ...
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Using an overpic grid to crop a resized image in Beamer

I've caught wind of a trick for trimming/cropping images in LaTeX. I know I can use the trim or viewport option of includegraphics to crop an image as described here and here. Determining what ...
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Is there a way to get \framezoom to do what I expected it would?

Before trying it, I thought \framezoom would make slides that looked something like this workaround: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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framed frame in beamer?

Below is an example of the layout I am trying to make for a beamer presentation: just a simple rounded black frame in which I could insert some contents (e.g. text or images). I have looked at ...
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beamer handout WITH hyperlinks?

How can I have active hyperlinks in multipage beamer handouts? So far, all \url{} and \href{} I have in my document work fine in the resulting PDF if I typeset in presentation mode, but as soon as I ...
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Frame numbers “truncated” in beamer presentation after first two-digit frame number

I'm trying to test out the Wuerzburg theme for a beamer-presentation, but running into some difficulties with the frame numbers in the header (or footer). In my preamble I have the following ...
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Repeat scaled version of slide, \savebox and \usebox in multi-slide frame?

I have a frame where I uncover a tikz-diagram in 12 slides. In the next frame, I want to repeat a scaled-down version of the full diagram (slide 12). I've tried to use a combination of \savebox, ...
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Beamer and isomath

I would like to use the package isomath (to force slanted capital Greek letters in mathmode) in beamer slides. Beamer replaces the standard mathmode font with a sans-serif one. However, when using ...
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Beamer with Warsaw Theme: Two column navigation

I am using Beamer with the Warsaw theme to make a presentation. I quite like having a mini-outline of the TOC at the start of each slide. However, I have found that it tends to take up quite a bit ...
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Beamer - frametitle - How to add '\'?

How to add '\' in frametitle ? \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{color} \begin{document} \begin{frame}[fragile]% \frametitle{$find \ldots -exec \ldots \ ;$} %How to make "\;" in title ? ...
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LaTeX, qtree: Color and Animation for branches of a graph tree

I'm trying to do a beamer animation of a parse of a simple binary branching tree. I'd like to either use different colored branches and node labels to code the different steps of the parser and/or ...
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condense beamer notes into one page

I am trying to create some notes for a presentation I created with beamer. I am using \note{...} to do this, and when configure it to print only the notes, I can get it to produce one page per slide ...
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Positioning table of contents [closed]

The below command works in .tex file to move the position of table of contents. \frame { \frametitle{Outline} \hfill \parbox{.73\textwidth}{ \tableofcontents } } But I want to do the ...
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use beamercolorbox in book

How can i use beamer commands and environments like beamercolorbox in other document classes like article or book? Is there an alternative to beamercolorbox in another package or document class?
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Using beamer \visible command inside a table, without adding vertical space

When using the beamer \visible command inside a tabular environment, beamer adds an extra vertical space before the text. For example, in the following code, beamer adds an empty line before the word ...
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Enumerate bullets not appearing

In the past (on a different computer) I have used the beamer package to make presentations and the enumerate environment has worked fine. However, now when I use the enumerate environment, the nice ...
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Grouped two column table of contents in Beamer

I am working on a beamer presentation with a quite large table of contents. Therefore I split the table into two columns with the following code: \begin{frame}{Overview} \begin{multicols}{2} ...
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Superflous leading dot in biblatex/numeric and beamer

The combination of beamer and biblatex with the numeric style leads to an undesired dot and space at the beginning of @MISC entries. \begin{filecontents}{mybib.bib} @MISC{www, title={TeX.SX}, ...
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Is this copyright information sufficient for distributing theme files?

I need to distribute theme files to several colleagues, and the templates I'm working off of all have this header: Copyright year by name <email> This file may be distributed and/or modified ...
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Can somebody explain what the components of \ProvidesPackageRCS are for?

I aim to create some .sty files for themes that I need to distribute to colleagues. I'm using a standard .sty file as a template, and I've noticed that the command \ProvidesPackageRCS $Header: ...
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How to indent long frametitle (beamer)?

I have (sub)section numbers in the \frametitle, and I want an indentation if the frame title is too long to fit in one line (similar to default LaTeX behavior). I fiddeled around with adding ...
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Left-aligning Beamer titles with text

How can I set things up so that my \frametitle has the same indentation as the main body of text in my slide?
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error with bold font in section title with beamer

I am getting errors when compiling a LaTeX document with the beamer (v3.13) class when using bold shape in a title section: \documentclass{beamer} \begin{document} \section{The \textbf{Section} ...
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Beamer round blocks without fading

I want to define a custom block in beamer. Here are my definitions: \documentclass[svgnames]{beamer} \usepackage{xcolor} \setbeamertemplate{blocks}[rounded] \setbeamercolor{block ...
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How to omit a single pause when using \beamerdefaultoverlayspecification{<+->} command

I just started using Texlipse as my Latex environment, and in it's default presentation settings I discovered a wonderful command that lets me omit all the \pause commands in my presentation. By ...
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Creating a flexible space between a few lines of text on a beamer slide

I think this is a very basic problem but somehow I don't know how to solve it. I am working with the beamer class and want to create slides where there are two columns. One of the two columns contains ...
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Centered frame title in beamer

How to set up beamer in a document so that frame titles are centered? Most of the themes seem to use left aligned frame titles.
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Modify the contents in a single slide in beamer class [closed]

I have an outline frame with a sidebar (which is a background canvas). Only for this slide I want to move the contents to right side. For example the current Outline page is as follows: - Section ...
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Changing color of default enumeration

To my surprise, I've had trouble finding red themes, and used the beamer theme matrix to find CambridgeUS. I've changed the itemized bullets to match, but I can't seem to make the enumerations red. ...
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Arithmetic overflow error using custom theme in pdfLaTex

I am attempting to compile a 70 frame beamer presentation in TeXworks (on Ubuntu 11.10). The theme I am using is called beamer-goddard (located at the bottom of This Page) . When I compile I ...
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My last frame should be n-1 slide

I have set in my .sty file as follows (to have a predefined background in my last slide): \setbeamertemplate{background canvas}{ \ifnumequal{\c@framenumber}{\inserttotalframenumber}{ % Last ...
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Customizing the sidebar in beamer

I'm working with the Marburg theme with beamer, and I would like to customize its Sidebar so that the title & author of the presentation does not show up, and I want the sections in the Sidebar to ...
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Generating slides automatically in Beamer

In Beamer, we need to create each slide separately. Is it possible to generate those slides automatically (just like pages an article type document does)? Somewhat related: I occasionally see some ...
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Reusing slides from Beamer presentations

I give a good number of talks and find that I can share some slides but not others based on audience, topic, etc. Powerpoint and Keynote make it pretty easy to pull slides from a deck into another ...
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tikz and beamer: shape rectangle split example from manual

The pgf manual has an example using the shape rectangle split on page 450 that is not working with the beamer class: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{shapes.multipart} ...
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Put a logo into frametitle [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Positioning logo in the front page as well as slides Preparing a presentation with the beamer class, I want to put a logo into the \frametitle of each slide. I tried ...